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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Medical anthropology at the intersections.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marcia Claire Inhorn; Emily A Wentzell
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 342 pages : illustrations)|
|Contents:||Introduction : medical anthropology at the intersections / Marcia C. Inhorn and Emily A. Wentzell --
Grafting together medical anthropology, feminism and technoscience / Emily Martin --
Getting at anthropology through medical history : notes on the consumption of Chinese embryos and fetuses in the Western imagination / Lynn Morgan --
Making peasants Protestant, and other projects : medical anthropology and its global condition / Lawrence Cohen --
That obscure object of global health / Didier Fassin --
Medical anthropology and mental health : five questions for the next fifty years / Arthur Kleinman --
From genetics to postgenomics and the discovery of the new social body / Margaret Lock --
Anthropology and the study of disability worlds / Rayna Rapp and Faye Ginsburg --
Critical intersections/engagements : gender, sexuality, health and rights in medical anthropology / Richard Parker --
Medical anthropology and public policy : using research to change the world from what it is to what we believe it should be / Merrill Singer.
|Responsibility:||Marcia C. Inhorn and Emily A. Wentzell, editors.|
"A wonderful feat by an eminent group of scholars, this exhilarating book charts medical anthropology's diverse intellectual history and future challenges and shows why the field is so critical for